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Video: Vancouver police seize cannabis from opioid replacement kiosk - Vancouver Sun

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 16:42

Vancouver Sun

Video: Vancouver police seize cannabis from opioid replacement kiosk
Vancouver Sun
With roughly 60 unlicensed marijuana dispensaries operating in Vancouver, Blyth is confused as to why police would target one that is providing relief to city's most vulnerable citizens. “People with mental health issues, PTSD, living in an alley ...
Police seize marijuana from an overdose prevention site: AdvocateAshcroft Cache Creek Journal
Police raid on marijuana market 'totally counter-productive': advocateCTV News
Video: Vancouver police seize cannabis intended for opioid substitution in Downtown EastsideStraight.com
Maple Ridge News
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Cramer: 'Don't get ahead of yourself' with cannabis stocks - CNBC

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 15:57

CNBC

Cramer: 'Don't get ahead of yourself' with cannabis stocks
CNBC
"It's not just that Canada and a host of states have outright legalized pot. It's that marijuana's gone mainstream." Cramer's epiphany came when Brian Athaide, the CEO of Canadian cannabis player Green Organic Dutchman, took the helm of the company ...
We Aim to Be 'Whole Foods of Cannabis,' Green Organic Dutchman CEO Tells CramerTheStreet.com

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Cannabis lounges out of the question — for now — as legalization looms - CBC.ca

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 15:24

CBC.ca

Cannabis lounges out of the question — for now — as legalization looms
CBC.ca
Options to puff in public are still far from being determined in Alberta. The provincial government won't allow cannabis lounges or cafes for now, instead waiting for the federal government to sort out how to legalize edible forms that are less ...

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Cracking down on Cannabis at Canadian border - CNBC

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:52

CNBC

Cracking down on Cannabis at Canadian border
CNBC
Cracking down on Cannabis at Canadian border. 11 Hours Ago. Politico Reporter Luiza Savage discusses Canadians working or investing in the marijuana industry risking a lifetime ban on travel to the United States. Watch CNBC Live TV ...

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Kahnawake explores cannabis biz with one of the largest medical marijuana companies in Canada - CBC.ca

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:26

CBC.ca

Kahnawake explores cannabis biz with one of the largest medical marijuana companies in Canada
CBC.ca
While a moratorium on the production and sale of cannabis products has been in place in Kahnawake, Que., for more than a year, its council is looking into partnering with one of the largest medical marijuana companies in Canada. The Mohawk Council of ...

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University of Alberta's cannabis plan pushes for no growing or smoking in residences - Toronto Star

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:00

Toronto Star

University of Alberta's cannabis plan pushes for no growing or smoking in residences
Toronto Star
A new proposal introduced by the university on Tuesday prohibits students from growing or smoking marijuana in student residences, and for a year also prevents them from smoking pot at events once cannabis is legal. However, they are allowed to keep ...

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Should the word 'overdose' be applied in cannabis cases? - CTV News

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 05:46

CTV News

Should the word 'overdose' be applied in cannabis cases?
CTV News
... on the Canadian Institute for Health Information's data on increased emergency room visits by patients overdosing on cannabis in Ontario received numerous responses from readers upset with the use of the word “overdose” in the context of marijuana.

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Opinion: Americans must understand marijuana danger - The Detroit News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 19:18

The Detroit News

Opinion: Americans must understand marijuana danger
The Detroit News
The marijuana industry is coming at us fast and furious, demanding we legalize another harmful drug. It's an issue about to come before voters, and it will change our country. Every single state that has commercialized marijuana has seen a multitude of ...
US Attorney for Utah: Important detail has been lost in medical marijuana debateKSL.com

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BC expects it will take two to three years for legal marijuana industry to 'mature' - Globalnews.ca

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 18:44

Globalnews.ca

BC expects it will take two to three years for legal marijuana industry to 'mature'
Globalnews.ca
The B.C government says it has received around 100 permits to operate private cannabis stores in the province. This comes as the province expects to have just one government-operated store, located in Kamloops, open by the time recreational pot is ...

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2500-plus pot plants seized at illegal marijuana grow in Sacramento - KCRA Sacramento

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 17:45

KCRA Sacramento

2500-plus pot plants seized at illegal marijuana grow in Sacramento
KCRA Sacramento
Two people are in custody after sheriff's deputies discovered more than 2,500 marijuana plants at in illegal indoor grow operation in south Sacramento. Deputies served a search warrant Aug. 23 at a home in the 6300 block of Requa Way for a potential ...
Raid leads to seizure of 3000 marijuana plants and 2 arrests in south SacramentoSacramento Bee

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Understanding effects of marijuana on teenage brain - 680 News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 15:29

680 News

Understanding effects of marijuana on teenage brain
680 News
Scientists are still working to fully understand the effect of marijuana on the teenage brain. And with legalization weeks away, Tina Yazdani speaks to experts about what the latest research shows. Sep 13, 2018, 6:25 PM. Advertisement ...

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Marijuana farm odour and security concern municipal leaders - Vancouver Courier

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:15

Vancouver Courier

Marijuana farm odour and security concern municipal leaders
Vancouver Courier
Marijuana farm odour and security on B.C.'s Agricultural Land Reserve are issues of concern for municipal leaders gathered in Whistler for the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities conference. “The No. 1 issue is going to be odour,” said Vanderhoof Coun.

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Don't touch (or toke) the merchandise: Manitoba cannabis stores can't offer samples - CBC.ca

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:09

CBC.ca

Don't touch (or toke) the merchandise: Manitoba cannabis stores can't offer samples
CBC.ca
... time-stamped images of all interior areas of a cannabis store, including the storage area and exterior entrances. Do background checks on prospective employees. Make sure everyone involved in selling marijuana has finished a specified training course.
Cannabis stores in Manitoba face rules for displays, security and moreGlobalnews.ca

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Canadians who work in pot industry could face significant risks when crossing the border - CTV News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:36

Toronto Star

Canadians who work in pot industry could face significant risks when crossing the border
CTV News
Canadians who work in the marijuana industry — and those who invest in the booming pot sector — will face significant risks when crossing the U.S. border even after the drug becomes legal in Canada next month, according to detailed comments by a ...
Canadians who smoke marijuana legally, or work or invest in the industry, will be barred from the US: Customs and ...Toronto Star
Canada's maturing Big Cannabis targets Europe for expansion fundsThe Globe and Mail
Canadian marijuana investors could face lifetime bans from entering USMarketWatch
Politico -Barron's -CBC.ca
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Marijuana Bill Approved By Congressional Committee, Despite Drug Conviction Restriction Dispute - Forbes

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:00

Forbes

Marijuana Bill Approved By Congressional Committee, Despite Drug Conviction Restriction Dispute
Forbes
“While there are many varying opinions on the issue of marijuana, one thing we all can agree on is that we need qualified researchers to study the science to determine if there are any potential medicinal benefits to chemicals derived from cannabis," ...
Cannabis operators say Napa's policy of medical marijuana sales too limitingNapa Valley Register
Sen. Dianne Feinstein Signs Onto Marijuana Bill After Decades Of Drug War AdvocacyMarijuana Moment

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Company demonstrates roadside cannabis testing device amid reports of machine's failings - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 05:51

The Globe and Mail

Company demonstrates roadside cannabis testing device amid reports of machine's failings
The Globe and Mail
The government is concerned that legalization could bring an increase in the number of people driving under the influence of cannabis. “You're about two or four times more likely to be in a serious collision if you're driving while impaired by ...

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Marijuana dispensary slams state for pesticide bust - The Boston Globe

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 18:25

Marijuana dispensary slams state for pesticide bust
The Boston Globe
Members of the Massachusetts medical marijuana industry are warning that a state crackdown on their use of pesticides — including natural compounds used widely on organic food — would cripple growing operations and threaten the supply of cannabis to ...

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City gives up on public cannabis zones after 'significant opposition' from residents - Calgary Herald

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 16:51

Calgary Herald

City gives up on public cannabis zones after 'significant opposition' from residents
Calgary Herald
“This decision was made after careful consideration of the feedback given by more than 1,800 Calgarians,” said Matt Zabloski, the city's lead for the cannabis legalization project, adding that there is no chance a public consumption site will be in ...
Calgary won't have public cannabis consumption sites before legalization dateGlobalnews.ca
Calgary scraps proposal to allow people to use legal cannabis in designated public areasThe Globe and Mail
Calgary cancels plans for 4 public cannabis consumption sites after 'significant' public outcryCBC.ca

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The Amount of Older Americans Using Marijuana Is Getting, Um, Higher - Fortune

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 16:10

Fortune

The Amount of Older Americans Using Marijuana Is Getting, Um, Higher
Fortune
But the study researchers warned of one unintended side effect of a more permissive attitude towards cannabis: It puts older pot smokers at a higher risk of other drug use. The study authors founds that compared with non-users, there was a higher ...
More Older Americans Are Turning To MarijuanaNPR
Marijuana use by middle-aged and older adults in the United States, 2015–2016 - ScienceDirectScience Direct
National Survey on Drug Use and HealthRTI International
NYU School of Medicine -NCBI - NIH -The National Academies Press
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